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Table 4 Summary of facilitators of breastfeeding practices during the first six months

From: Prenatal infant feeding intentions and actual feeding practices during the first six months postpartum in rural Rwanda: a qualitative, longitudinal cohort study

 FacilitatorsIntentionsBirth1 week4 months6 months
Individual level factorsKnowledge about the advantages of breastfeeding within the first hour××   
 Knowledge about the advantages of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months×   ×
 Confidence in the ability to breastfeed ×   
Group level factorsSocial support from family members ××  
Society level factorsSupport from health professionals×× ××
 Support from Community Health Workers×  ××